Kate Lindsey is a mezzo-soprano whose many awards include the 2007 Richard F. Gold Career Grant, the 2007 George London Award in memory of Lloyd Rigler, the 2007 Lincoln Center Martin E. Segal Award, and a 2006 Sullivan Foundation Grant.
Mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey is one of the most promising voices of her generation. Being praised for her “luminous and intelligent singing”[New York Times] and compelling dramatic skills, she continues to redefine what it means to be a young opera star in the world of classical music. Kate Lindsey appears regularly in the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Vienna State Opera, the Salzburg Festival, Teatro alla Scala, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, in Aix-en-Provence, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and the Bavarian State Opera.
She rapidly became known and loved for her interpretations of her signature roles, showing her great musical and artistic diversity as Dorabella (Cosí fan tutte), Muse/Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier) and Sesto (La Clemenza di Tito). with the choices of her season debuts and lead roles Kate Lindsey covers a wide musical range, thinking outside the box and taking on lead roles in world premiere productions which are being eagerly expected and much anticipated, like her interpretation of Orlando at Staatsoper Vienna.
Kate Lindsey’s first album for Alpha Classics, Thousands of Miles, featured a rich and varied programme around the songs of Kurt Weill in partnership with jazz pianist Baptiste Trotignon. The Guardian praised Kate’s “glorious” voice, while The Times applauded her “sensuous wistfulness” with “shades of Dietrich herself”. following the breakthrough success of her first solo album, she has released her second solo album with Alpha Classics, Arianna. The London Times gave the album a five star review, saying “Kate Lindsey excels in this emotional roller coaster”.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Kate has been honored with numerous awards throughout her career. she lives with her family in England.